1932 Danish Folketing election

Folketing elections were held in Denmark on 16 November 1932,[1] except in the Faroe Islands where they were held on 12 December. The Social Democratic Party remained the largest in the Folketing, with 62 of the 149 seats. Voter turnout was 81.5% in Denmark proper and 59.2% in the Faroes.[2]

1932 Danish Folketing election

← 1929 16 November 1932 1935 →

All 149 seats to the Folketing
75 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Stauning i1920-erne.jpg MadsenMygdal.jpg Christmas Moller.PNG
Leader Thorvald Stauning Thomas Madsen-Mygdal Christmas Møller
Party Social Democrats Venstre Conservative
Last election 61 seats, 41.8% 43 seats, 28.3% 24 seats, 16.5%
Seats won 62 38 27
Seat change Increase1 Decrease7 Increase3
Popular vote 660,839 381,862 289,531
Percentage 42.7% 24.7% 18.7%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Peter Rochegune Munch.jpg Aksel Larsen c 1959.jpg
Leader Peter Rochegune Munch Collective leadership Aksel Larsen
Party Social Liberals Justice Communists
Last election 16 seats, 10.7% 3 seats, 1.8% 0 seats, 0.2
Seats won 14 4 2
Seat change Decrease2 Increase1 Increase2
Popular vote 145,221 41,238 17,179
Percentage 9.4% 2.7% 1.1%

  Seventh party
 
Leader ?
Party Schleswig
Last election 1 seat, 0.7%
Seats won 1
Seat change Steady0
Popular vote 9,868
Percentage 0.6%

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Prime Minister before election

Thorvald Stauning
Social Democrats

Elected Prime Minister

Thorvald Stauning
Social Democrats

ResultsEdit

DenmarkEdit

 
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Social Democratic Party 660,839 42.7 62 +1
Venstre 381,862 24.7 38 –5
Conservative People's Party 289,531 18.7 27 +3
Danish Social Liberal Party 145,221 9.4 14 –2
Justice Party of Denmark 41,238 2.7 4 +1
Communist Party of Denmark 17,179 1.1 2 +2
Schleswig Party 9,868 0.6 1 0
National Socialist Workers' Party 757 0.1 0 New
Independents 587 0.0 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 4,039
Total 1,551,121 100 148 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

Faroe IslandsEdit

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Venstre-Union Party 3,532 51.4 1 0
Independent 2,649 38.6 0 New
Social Democratic Party 677 9.9 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 17
Total 6,875 100 1 0
Source: Nohlen & Stöver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p524 ISBN 978-3-8329-5609-7
  2. ^ Nohlen & Stöver, p539